Let’s Not Muck About: New Handball Law is a Product of VAR

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At first, it all looked innocuous, as it initially always does. Crystal Palace had a chance to double their lead at Old Trafford, but Jordan Ayew’s shot was blocked by Victor Lindelof and Manchester United thought they had gotten away with it. Except they hadn’t, as VAR called back Martin Atkinson to check for handball, […] READ MORE


Roy Hodgson: Forty-Four Years a Football Manager

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Against the odds, Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace toppled Manchester United in their own backyard last weekend to make it two wins from two this campaign. Having been among the favourites to go down, it appears there is still plenty of life in 73-year-old Hodgson and his South London squad. His longevity certainly makes you wonder where […] READ MORE


The Rise of Wilfried Zaha

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From scoring two vital goals to send Crystal Palace to Wembley in 2013 to making his first appearance for England and signing for Manchester United, the rise of Wilfried Zaha has been eventual to say the least. Having made his debut In March 2010 for his boyhood club Crystal Palace, the winger has enjoyed success […] READ MORE


What to Expect from Frank de Boer at Crystal Palace

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Crystal Palace announced the appointment of Dutchman Frank de Boer as their new manager in June, much to the delight of several supporters. The Eagles have struggled to have a long-term option at the helm with the likes of Ian Holloway, Tony Pulis and Sam Allardyce, amongst others, taking charge of the club since they […] READ MORE




Crystal Palace set to sign Christian Benteke from Liverpool

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According to reports Belgium striker Christian Benteke is set to sign for Crystal Palace from Liverpool. Both clubs have agreed on an initial fee of £27 million plus £5 million in add-ons. The striker shall travel to London to finalize the deal with Palace, upon agreeing personal terms with the club. The Belgian international shall […] READ MORE


Liverpool reject £30 million bid from Palace for Benteke

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According to reports from the BBC, Liverpool have rejected a bid from Crystal Palace for out-of-favour striker Christian Benteke. It is believed the London club offered an initial £23 million; however this fee could rise to as high as £30 million with add-ons. Liverpool reject £30 million bid from Palace for Benteke Benteke joined Liverpool from […] READ MORE


Yannick Bolasie Completes £30m Move to Everton

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Yannick Bolasie has become Everton’s fourth summer signing after completing his £30 million switch from Selhurst Park to Goodison Park. The Crystal Palace winger has signed a five-year contract with the Merseyside outfit and could make his Toffees debut against West Brom this weekend. Despite only being a game into the new season, it will […] READ MORE


Stones’ sale kick-starts Everton’s summer spending

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One of English football’s longest running transfer sagas, John Stones to whichever elite club in the country, finally came to an end on Tuesday morning. Everton stood firm for 13 months, rejecting three Chelsea bids in the process, before finally allowing the centre back to join Manchester City. They held out for £47.5 million; a record […] READ MORE